Posted on: September 13, 2017

Council Gives First Review of PCA

City Council reviewed the Power Cost Adjustment during its September 12 meeting. The PCA is one variable for electric bills, based on the city’s total power supply cost and collected revenue. It is reviewed twice per year and is currently set at...

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

Police Officers Sworn In, Promoted During Council Meeting

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A swearing in ceremony for three new police officers was held during City Council’s July 11 meeting. Austin Chaplin, Brandon Grant and Jonathan Patton were welcomed to the Galion Police Department by Mayor Tom O’Leary and Police Chief ...

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Posted on: September 22, 2017

Mosier Industrial Makes Most of Commerce Center

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Mosier Industrial Services became the new tenant of the South Street Commerce Center in April. Since then, Mosier has transformed the building into an industrial powerhouse. There are banks of heavy rigging equipment, tow motors, and industrial cranes in ...

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Posted on: September 22, 2017

Splash Park Open Sept. 23-27

This weekend’s forecast is hot and sunny, so the City of Galion will open the Splash Park for a few more days! 

Hours will be: 

Saturday and Sunday from 12-5 p.m.

Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of next week from 5-7 p.m. ...

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

Galion Receives $300,000 Downtown Revitalization Grant

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The City of Galion announced today it will benefit from $300,000 in Downtown Revitalization funds, a sub-program of the Community Development Block Grant. The Ohio Development Services Agency received a total of 21 applications from throughout the state f...

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Posted on: September 1, 2017

Local Organizations Donate Two Benches for Heise Park

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The North End Garden Club and Brush and Palette Art Gallery donated two new benches for Heise Park on Sept. 1.

The organizations planned a Home, Garden, and Art Tour throughout Galion that was held on June 17. They raised $227 through admissions, and proce...

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Posted on: September 1, 2017

Mosquito Dunks Still Available

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As a reminder to residents, the Galion City Health Department has mosquito dunks available free of charge. The dunks are available to Galion residents and businesses to place in sources of standing water in order to prevent mosquito larvae growth. &nb...

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Posted on: August 30, 2017

Land Bank Begins Demos in Galion

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For more than one year, the Crawford County Land Bank has been working to reduce the number of blighted homes in the county. That work is beginning to pay off, as the first round of home demolitions for Land Bank homes began earlier this month.

The list in...

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Posted on: August 23, 2017

Galion Fire Replacing Two Ambulances

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City Council authorized the use of state purchasing for two new ambulances during its Aug. 22 meeting. Burgess Ambulance Sales of Loudonville will manufacture the units at a cost not to exceed $387,350, one of which will be paid for with a FEMA grant.

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Posted on: August 22, 2017

Several Streets to Receive Crack Sealing

UPDATE: The work did not meet the city's standards. Strawser has been contacted and has agreed to correct the work using a different paving team.

Strawser Construction Inc. is doing crack sealing work on several streets throughout Galion. The sections of s...

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Posted on: August 17, 2017

CSX to Repair Three Crossings in Galion Next Week

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UPDATE (3:34 p.m.): CSX will begin repair work Wednesday, Aug. 30. The South Market and Church crossings will close tomorrow and Knorr will likely close at a later date.

CSX will be closing three crossings in Galion for repair work next week. The ...

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

Health Department Confirms WNV-infected Mosquito

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The Galion City Health Department and the Ohio Department of Health have confirmed the presence of West Nile Virus (WNV) in a mosquito trap from Galion.  This is the first reported WNV mosquito pool found in Galion this season.  

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Posted on: August 3, 2017

Portland Way North Reopen

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The Portland Way North reconstruction project was completed earlier this week. The road is now open to all traffic.

The project began June 26 in the section of Portland Way North from Heise Park Lane to Carter Drive. 600 feet of sewer line was replaced and...

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

Safety Town 2017 Held This Week

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Safety Town 2017 was held July 24-27 at Galion Primary School. 48 kids participated in the week-long program focused on safety.

Safety Town is offered for free by the Galion Police Department each year for area children entering kindergarten. Officer Ralph...

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

Mosquito Dunks Available Beginning July 31

In an effort to help protect residents from the threat of mosquito-borne diseases like West Nile Virus and Zika Virus, Galion City Health Department will be distributing mosquito larviciding dunks free of charge for residents to treat the standing water i...

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Posted on: July 26, 2017

2017 Street Paving Announced

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The 2017 residential street paving projects in Galion are set to be put out to bid. City Council unanimously approved legislation at its July 25 meeting to authorize the bidding.

The streets scheduled to get paved are as follows:

Southern Avenue

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Posted on: June 28, 2017

Long Agenda for City Council on June 27

Galion City Council had 14 items on the agenda for its June 27 meeting. The first three items involved the Police Department.

Ord. 2017-29 authorized an application for an Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Hiring Program. If awarded, th...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

Rental Fees Announced For New City Facilities

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The City of Galion is pleased to offer several additional rental venues this year at city-owned parks.

The East Park Spray Ground will be open on Memorial Day Weekend (May 26-29). It will open for the season on Saturday, June 3. Regular hours of operation ...

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Posted on: May 11, 2017

Fire Department Upgraded to ISO Class 3

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Occasionally the City of Galion hears questions about the value of large equipment purchases. In the case of the Fire Department’s new aerial truck, however, the purchase helped the department improve its ISO rating from a Class 5 to a Class 3.

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Posted on: July 5, 2017

Appliance Recycling Available Through Efficiency Smart

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Efficiency Smart has resumed appliance recycling. Galion residential electric customers can schedule a free pick-up of a working refrigerator or freezer by calling 1-844-260-3487 or online at www.efficiencysmart.org.

They will receive a $50 rebate after th...

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